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Green Philly: The Map

From this week's Next Great City newsletter: Philadelphia Weekly -- Green Philly: The Map Joel Mathis of Philadelphia Weekly has used Google Maps to create what he calls a "by-no-means exhaustive…

PennFuture: Take Action on the Recovery Bill

A message from the Next Great City newsletter:  On January 28, the House of Representatives passed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The $819 billion package includes more than $100 billion…

The Pedal Co-Op: Recycling and Composting Pioneers

University City Review: West Philly Pedal Co-op picks up momentum and just about everything else, too The cyclist organization known as the Pedal Co-op has been gaining business over the…

Read the new issue of Grid Philly, February 2009

The first official issue of GRID magazine has been released and is being distributed throughout the city.  Contents include a monthly Q&A section with Philadelphia Sustainability Director Mark Alan Hughes,…

Energy Conservation Workshops

From the Next Great City newsletter -- Volume II, Issue XXVIII: The Energy Coordinating Agency will be giving 50 energy conservation workshops across the city in the next month. Trainers…

Call for nominations for the 2009 Philadelphia Sustainability Awards

The 2009 Philadelphia Sustainability Awards celebrate our region’s progress towards becoming the most sustainable in the nation. Nominations due: January 9, 2009 Sustainability means changing our communities and our economy in…

UPDATED: Newsletters, November 2008

Here are two e-newsletters for November that may be of interest to readers: NEW!  Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia CycleGram, November 2008 The Bike Coalition is a non-profit that works to…

Cut the Office of Sustainability? Send Councilman Green your thoughts.

As announced by the Next Great City, Councilman Bill Green wrote in response to the administration's recent budget cuts that Mayor Nutter should have cut the Office of Sustainability and…

RESCHEDULED: $1 million for "green" neighborhood in North Philly

From press release issued by APM: $1 Million Home Depot Grant To Nurture Green NeighborhoodsA $1 million grant from the Home Depot Foundation will help turn old and new housing…

    • 'A Clean Break' exhibition along South Broad Street, as part of DesignPhiladelphia 2008

Weekend on South Broad Street: "A Clean Break" and Dranoff's 777

A recent walk along South Broad Street featured many new sites that were not there over the summer.  A Clean Break Namely, the stellar citywide exhibition that is DesignPhiladelphia 2008 transformed a vacant…

Bike Sharing a success on Park(ing) Day 2008

In an email sent to its members, the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia noted that the two bike sharing stations it set up during Park(ing) Day Philadelphia were huge successes.  So…

Sustainability Advisory Board members

Most of you probably saw the announcement for the Sustainability Advisory Board earlier in the month, but many mainstream news outlets did not list the Board membership.  This Board will serve…

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